Vasu Duzhiy, 51, of St Petersburg, Russia won the 21st Annual Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race for the second time in 46 days+17:38:22. He has completed the longest footrace six straight times. He is still ranked fifth all-time and is one of only five men to average 70 miles a day for the duration of the race. Vasu was serenaded with songs and flowers by a throng of over 120 people. Kaneenika Janakova continued her historic run with a strong 64.2 miles today. She has only 211 laps remaining and hopes to finish Saturday evening. Nirbhasa Magee is two days ahead of his previous best for the 3100, and eyes a saturday finish as well. Harita Davies was steady as usual, and it paid off again with 60.36 miles. Yolanda Holder walked her way to 61.4 miles and is still within sight of the goal with five days left.
“Lifting up the world with a oneness-heart” is a program that Sri Chinmoy initiated and followed for many years honoring men of all walks of life for their contributions to the world at large. This function took place in Munich in October of 1988. Filmed by Kedar Misani, Switzerland.